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RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Only 120 precious barrels were brewed, adding more than half a ton of extra malt and twice the amount of Amarillo hops, so prepare your self for a full sensory explosion. The double dry-hop addition elevates the grapefruit-like aroma and flavor to an outrageous intensity, while the added malt raises the alcohol level from 7% all the way to 10% by volume.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2013
Hoppy citrusy nose. Slightly cloudy. Tropical fruit hops flavors. Slight maltiness. Very bitter finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1100) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Poured from a tap. Clear golden color, medium frothy white head with nice lacing. Slight pine and floral aroma. Full body with a nice floral flavor and a medium. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PrattBrat (25) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy golden with an average size frothy off-white head. Aroma of floral hops, caramel malt and sweet fruit. Tastes of resin and citric hops backed by caramel malt along with some spices. Medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (8705) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2015
355ml bottle. Deep golden pour, large white head that sticks for a long time. The aroma is caramel nougat with some spices and grapefruit cutting through slightly. Falvor is boozy and sweet, jsut too much malt and not enough hops to balance it, metallic, some bittersweetness. This is the kind of ipa someone picks up then says they hate ipas.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (234) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
From the 4-pack of bottles, I am honored to get a taste of such a very small yield, getting a taste of 120 barrels is like being at an exclusive keggar. I really appreciate the extra malt moving it to 10%. The taste is mellow like Steely Dan song, the buzz is the same.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (472) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 15, 2015
22 oz bottle. Tasted on 3/14/15. Bottle courtesy of Espo. Nice grapefruit & citrus in the nose. Taste was pretty well balanced & pretty smooth for the ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (1018) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2015
On tap, poured a clear golden hue with medium white creamy head. Light grassy aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a bold bitter finish. Tastes are hay, grass, and grapefruit pith. Full bodied and warm finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
doctordd8 (15) - Louisburg, Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2015
This followed a three floyds DIPA, which may effect score. The malt/hops combination is just a bit off for me. Too much malt makes this seem flat to me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5393) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma was notes of grapefruit, some pine resin. Chewy. Caramel, toffee, backing was nice. Alcohol is noticeable. Lots of serious warming.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6649) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2014
"funny..i like their smaller hoppy beers better. this one comes off as too thick and resiny for me, although it’s still good. there’s a biscuity character as well...good, it just doesn’t hold up to the highest standards of the style."

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jrwhitney6 (353) - - SEP 14, 2014
Pours an orange/amber color with slight head. Nose is like a bag of oranges - strong and nice nose. Taste has some citrus, pine and bitterness - but there is something a drop off - still good, but not "elite" double IPA. Can definitely pick up the alcohol, too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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